Period
to 23 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 650 740 799
Rank change year-on-year +90 +59 +139
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 37 352 383
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 1.45% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33 272 282
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £38,937
90th Percentile £94,000 £91,250 £92,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +17.65%

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,234 24,256 24,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 17.32% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7,749 19,861 19,892
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.59% - +10.39%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V.

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +110 36 £50,000 +11.11% 14
London +190 21 £70,000 +27.27% 6
UK excluding London +113 16 £45,000 +5.88% 13
North of England +174 6 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire +139 4 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Midlands +115 4 £32,000 -24.71% 2
West Midlands +84 4 £32,000 -24.71% 2
East of England +132 3 £47,500 +5.56%
Work from Home +21 3 £37,500 -57.14% 2
South East +145 2 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North West +126 2 £37,500 -40.00% 2
Scotland +94 1 £50,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
3 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
4 22 (59.46%) SCCM
5 19 (51.35%) Citrix
6 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
6 17 (45.95%) Azure
6 17 (45.95%) Office 365
7 15 (40.54%) Application Packaging
8 14 (37.84%) VMware
8 14 (37.84%) Windows 10
8 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
9 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (29.73%) XenDesktop
10 11 (29.73%) Ivanti
11 10 (27.03%) XenApp
11 10 (27.03%) ITIL
11 10 (27.03%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (21.62%) Unified Communications
12 8 (21.62%) AWS
13 7 (18.92%) Banking
13 7 (18.92%) MSI
13 7 (18.92%) Customer Requirements
14 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (16.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 5 (13.51%) OAuth
15 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
15 5 (13.51%) SAML
15 5 (13.51%) Apple
15 5 (13.51%) Cisco

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) Azure
1 17 (45.95%) Office 365
2 10 (27.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) AWS
4 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.41%) GCP
5 2 (5.41%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Unified Communications
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MSI
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Front Office
4 2 (5.41%) Advertising
4 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Packager
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Support
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Junior
5 2 (5.41%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Developer
6 1 (2.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) OAuth
1 5 (13.51%) SAML
2 3 (8.11%) ATL
3 2 (5.41%) COM+
3 2 (5.41%) DCOM
4 1 (2.70%) COM
4 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows 10
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Application Packaging
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.51%) Fintech
6 4 (10.81%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (10.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 4 (10.81%) Project Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Disk Encryption
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Pair Programming
7 3 (8.11%) Presales
7 3 (8.11%) Requirements Gathering
7 3 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) C
2 3 (8.11%) C++
2 3 (8.11%) VBScript
3 2 (5.41%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CCA
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (29.73%) XenDesktop
4 10 (27.03%) XenApp
5 6 (16.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (8.11%) BitLocker
7 2 (5.41%) Docker
7 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (59.46%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (13.51%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (5.41%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) WSUS
4 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.70%) SCSM
4 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (51.35%) Citrix
3 14 (37.84%) VMware
4 11 (29.73%) Ivanti
5 5 (13.51%) Apple
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco
6 4 (10.81%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Bloomberg
7 3 (8.11%) Reuters
8 2 (5.41%) EMC
8 2 (5.41%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.70%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper
9 1 (2.70%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) Veeam